The Cat Who Saved Books by Sōsuke Natsukawa is a short fable, a feel-good story which was a nice read during this time of year
1,000 Perfect Weekends: Great Getaways Around the Globe is another addition in the National Geographic Society books to inspire and educate.
The book centers around the Korean diaspora in Japan. They are considered second class citizens, but do not see themselves as victims
Not a traditional travel guide. This book allows the reader to skip in sections, and choose whatever trip or adventure they’d like to experience.
Yasunari Kawabata (11 June, 1899 –16 April, 1972) was a Nobel Prize winning novelist from Japan. He was the first Japanese author to have been awarded the prize
The author does not shy away from writing about the hardships the couple has endured. From being on in close quarters for weeks at a time, corrupt officials, weather ruining plans (which seemed to be a running theme), and different ideas on what to do where.
Instead we get different view points of what made Mr. Hearn’s voice so memorable to his fans, through tales from the women who fell by the wayside, but have had as much an impact on the writer as he had on himself.
Osamu Dazai (19 June, 1909 – 13 June, 1948) was an author from Japan who is considered to be one of the most important writers of fiction from that country.
Hanio Yamada sees no future for himself, so he puts an ad in the paper offering his life for sale. In his quest to be killed Hanio meets many shadowy characters
An award-winning Chinese novel taking place during the Japanese occupation of China during World War II about ghosts meeting up in a per-scheduled date and time